Modules question

Brad Hards bhards at
Mon Apr 1 21:40:48 EST 2002

On Mon, 1 Apr 2002 21:03, Michael Still wrote:
> I want minix on my uml debian machine. I have compiled the minix.o and
> arranged for it to be in /lib/modules/2.4.18/fs/minix/minix.o. An insmod
> doesn't find it. Is there special magic to make this work? Is this even
> the right location for a 2.4.18 kernel?

insmod is for gurus, and is almost never what you want except when doing 
kernel development testing.

Mere mortals (and people who just want it to work), need to "depmod -a" and 
"modprobe minix", with the target kernel booted.


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